Biography

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Costa-Gavras, (short for Constantinos Gavras) born 12 February 1933 is a Greek filmmaker, who lives and works in France, best known for films with overt political themes, most famously the fast-paced thriller, Z (1969). Most of his movies were made in French; starting with Missing (1982), several were made in English.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Costa-Gavras, (short for Constantinos Gavras) born 12 February 1933 is a Greek filmmaker, who lives and works in France, best known for films with overt political themes, most famously the fast-paced thriller, Z (1969). Most of his movies were made in French; starting with Missing (1982), several were made in English.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Costa-Gavras, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1933-02-12

Place of Birth Loutra-Iraias, Greece

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Costa Gavras
  • Κώστας Γαβράς
  • Constantin Costa-Gavras

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2019 Adults in the Room Director
2012 Capital Director
2009 Eden Is West Director
2005 The Ax Director
2002 Amen. Director
1997 Mad City Director
1995 À propos de Nice, la suite Director
1995 Lumière and Company Director
1993 La Petite Apocalypse Director
1991 Lest We Forget Director
1989 Music Box Director
1988 Betrayed Director
1986 Family Council Director
1983 Hanna K. Director
1982 Missing Director
1979 Womanlight Director
1975 Special Section Director
1972 State of Siege Director
1970 The Confession Director
1969 Z Director
1967 Shock Troops Director
1965 The Sleeping Car Murder Director
1962 A Monkey in Winter Assistant Director

Acting

2019 Citizen Rosi as Himself
2017 Dedo na Ferida as Ele mesmo
2016 Yves Montand, l'ombre au tableau as Himself
2015 Jean Gabin, une âme française as Costa-Gavras
2015 Martin Scorsese Par Martin Scorsese as himself
2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles as Himself - Filmmaker
2013 Looking for Athènes as Himself
2013 What is Cinema? as Himself
2013 Ain't Misbehavin as Himself
2011 The Extraordinary Voyage as Himself - Filmmaker
2010 Burke & Hare as French Family
2008 Crítico
2003 Chaplin Today: The Great Dictator as Himself
1998 Enredando sombras
1996 The Stupids as Gas Station Attendant
1985 Spies Like Us as Tadzhik Highway Patrolman
1974 Les deux mémoires as Himself
1971 You Speak of Prague: The Second Trial of Artur London as Himself - Interviewee

Writing

2019 Adults in the Room Screenplay Writer
2012 Capital Screenplay
2009 Eden Is West Writer
2002 Amen. Screenplay
1986 Family Council Screenplay
1983 Hanna K. Writer
1982 Missing Writer
1979 Womanlight Writer
1976 Mr. Klein Co-Writer
1975 Special Section Writer
1972 State of Siege Scenario Writer
1967 Shock Troops Writer
1965 The Sleeping Car Murder Writer

Production

2009 Eden Is West Producer
1985 Tea in the Harem Producer
1983 Hanna K. Producer
1975 Special Section Producer

Editing

2019 Adults in the Room Editor

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